Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Middleware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Middleware over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 144 145
Rank change year-on-year +24 +1 -13
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 21 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.04% 0.57% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.95% 1.53% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 19
Wales median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,000 £22,400
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £47,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,500
% change year-on-year - +8.11% -3.48%

Middleware is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 713 982 1058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 35.21% 37.61% 38.42%
Number of salaries quoted 652 891 900
Wales median annual salary £39,351 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,297 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £47,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Middleware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Wales

Middleware
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Middleware in Wales.

Salary trend for Middleware in Wales

Middleware
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Wales over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Middleware in Wales

Middleware
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Wales region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +32 12 £42,500 -5.56% 1
West Wales - 4 £50,000 -
Middleware
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 11 (52.38%) Linux
1 11 (52.38%) DevOps
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
2 8 (38.10%) VCP5
2 8 (38.10%) Splunk
2 8 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (38.10%) Python
2 8 (38.10%) OS/400
2 8 (38.10%) DHCP
2 8 (38.10%) HTTP
2 8 (38.10%) DNS
2 8 (38.10%) IBM
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (38.10%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (38.10%) Shell Script
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) IBM HTTP Server
2 8 (38.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (38.10%) WebSphere
2 8 (38.10%) iSeries
2 8 (38.10%) Bash Shell
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) Retail
4 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (23.81%) Degree
4 5 (23.81%) Logistics
4 5 (23.81%) Advertising

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (38.10%) IBM HTTP Server
1 8 (38.10%) WebSphere
2 4 (19.05%) NetWeaver
3 3 (14.29%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) DHCP
1 8 (38.10%) DNS
1 8 (38.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
General
1 5 (23.81%) Advertising
1 5 (23.81%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Consultant
1 7 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 6 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) WebSphere Consultant
2 6 (28.57%) WebSphere Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Development Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Support Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Systems Development Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Systems Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Systems Support
3 5 (23.81%) Systems Support Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Configuration Specialist
4 4 (19.05%) ICT Specialist
4 4 (19.05%) Integration Specialist
4 4 (19.05%) NetWeaver Specialist
4 4 (19.05%) SAP Workflow Specialist
4 4 (19.05%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (19.05%) Workflow Specialist
5 3 (14.29%) Middleware Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle ADF
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (19.05%) BAPI
3 4 (19.05%) IDoc
3 4 (19.05%) SAP PI
4 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) OS/400
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) DevOps
2 8 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) Logistics
4 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (19.05%) ERP
5 4 (19.05%) Open Source
5 4 (19.05%) Process Management
5 4 (19.05%) Workflow
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) BDD
6 1 (4.76%) Big Data Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Microservices
6 1 (4.76%) Scrum
6 1 (4.76%) SOA
6 1 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Bash Shell
1 8 (38.10%) Python
1 8 (38.10%) Shell Script
2 5 (23.81%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) ABAP
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) VCP5
1 8 (38.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (23.81%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) IBM
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
1 8 (38.10%) Splunk
1 8 (38.10%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) SAP
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat